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Bullock, Community Leaders Announce Creation of Montana Mental Health Trust

Trust funded by $13M settlement

HELENA – Joined by leaders from the mental health and law enforcement communities, Attorney General Steve Bullock announced Thursday that he has settled a lawsuit with a major pharmaceutical company that will provide millions of dollars for mental health services and programs in the State of Montana.

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Bullock Appoints Missoula Mayor to Gambling Council

Reappoints three members

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock has appointed Missoula Mayor John Engen to a three-year term on the Gaming Advisory Council.

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Applications Available for Clark Fork Restoration Grants

HELENA – Applications for grant proposals to restore the Upper Clark Fork River Basin are now available, Kathleen Coleman, Program Specialist for the Natural Resource Damage Program announced Friday.

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Bullock: $3,000 Checks on the way to Montana Countrywide Foreclosure Victims Eligible Under Settlement

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock on Friday announced that, under the terms of a settlement between his office and Countrywide, 79 Montana consumers who lost their homes to the foreclosure of Countrywide home loans will receive checks for $3,129 within the next few days.

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DOJ Seeks Applicants for Tow Truck Complaint Resolution Committee

HELENA – The Department of Justice is seeking applications for five of the six members of the Tow Truck Complaint Resolution Committee.

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Bullock: State Secures AirTEL Refunds; Checks Hitting Mailboxes this Week

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock announced today that customers who were left without cell phone service when the now-defunct AirTEL Wireless abruptly shut its doors last year will be reimbursed for their losses.

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Montana Highway Patrol Graduates its 50th Advanced Academy

HELENA – Nine law enforcement officers have graduated from the 50th Montana Highway Patrol Advanced Academy, Attorney General Steve Bullock and Patrol Col. Mike Tooley announced today.

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Bullock Announces New Awards for Outstanding Mentors and Afterschool Providers

BUTTE – Attorney General Steve Bullock joined Sheriff John Walsh, Ann Courtney of Big Brothers Big Sisters, Michelle Brennick of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, and Korina Scheerer of the YMCA, in Butte Thursday to announce the creation of two new awards. The Montana Mentor of the Year and Afterschool Provider of the Year awards will recognize outstanding individuals who have made a positive difference in the lives of children.

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Former Highway Patrol Chief Robert Griffith Dies

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock on Tuesday acknowledged the public service of former Montana Highway Patrol Colonel Robert J. Griffith, who died Sunday at 80.

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Bullock Encourages Donations to Earthquake Relief Efforts, Warns of Scams

HELENA – In the wake of the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti earlier this week, Attorney General Steve Bullock encouraged Montanans to donate to relief efforts aiding the island nation, one of the poorest in the world.

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